EACVI Training Grants

Deadline: 20 September 2017
Open to: members of an ESC Member country or an ESC Affiliated Member Country
Scholarship: grant recipients will receive a sum of 1,500 EUR per month

Description

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is inviting applicants for EACVI Training Grants in Europe for the academic session of 2017. These grants are available for the students from ESC Member country or an ESC Affiliated Member Country for pursuing training in the field of non-invasive imaging modalities. The aim of these grants is to help doctors to achieve experience and skills in a high standard clinical center or University. The ESC represents more than 90 000 men and women in the field of cardiology from Europe, the Mediterranean basin and far beyond.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following area for these  grants:

  • Under 38 years old or in training under 40 years old on the day of the application deadline;
  • The EACVI Training Grant programme is opened for members of an ESC Member country or an ESC Affiliated Member Country;
  • Medical graduates at any stage in their career;
  • In agreement with a host institution;
  • Outside their own country or the country in which they followed their initial medicine training (if it is a regular ESC Member country);
  • Which offers good training opportunities and is acknowledged as an expert centre for that particular field of cardiovascular imaging.

Scholarship

These grants will cover the followings:

  • EACVI Training Grant recipients will receive a sum of 1,500 EUR per month for their daily subsistence. An agreement will be signed between the Host Institution and the Grant recipient;
  • If for any reason the Grant recipient has to stop his/her training period, the refund of the Grant may be required pro rata;
  • For host centers offering a dedicated training programme, the EACVI will provide 500 EUR per month and per trainee to cover the institutional costs (workplace arrangements, informatics, educational material, teaching and support).

How to Apply?

The application form has two parts (A & B):

  • Part A: Applicant’s profile & training proposal (to be filled in by the applicant);
  • Part A must be filled in by the applicant. Additionally the applicant must provide a CV in a European format;
    The applicant must send back directly Part A to EACVI@escardio.org
  • Part B: Host institution (to be filled in by the host institution);
    The applicant has to submit the completed Part A form and his/her CV to the Head of the Department (HOD) and to the proposed supervisor where the training would be held, with the request to complete Part B;
  • The host institution must send back directly Part B to EACVI@escardio.org.
For more information please visit the official website.